ALBERT MOORE NUTTER '32, M.B.A. '34, died in September in Needham, Mass. He was retired director of E. L. LeBaron Foundry Co. and former president of Old Colony Foundry Co. He had recieved the gold medal of the Gray Iron Founders Society and was an honorary life member of the National Foundry Association. A longtime resident of Brockton, he was active in community affairs. He leaves his wife, Elizabeth (Bogart), a daughter, Nancy Nesbitt, and a son, John.
ALVARO ENRIQUE SANCHEZ JR. '32, of Belle Glade, Fla., died February 5, 1995. He was a former rancher and farmer.
GEORGE WHITE '32, of Newton, Mass., died September 28. He was a retired Boston radiologist. He leaves his wife, Harriet (Werner), a daughter, Susan Farber, a son, Robert, and two brothers, Edward and Maurice; his first wife, Helen (Simons), predeceased him.
ORLANDO VALENTINE WOOTTEN '32 died June 27, 1997, in Westminster, Md. He was a former ice-cream maker who later became a newspaper journalist and photographer. He spent 30 years as operator of Shore Maid Ice Cream Co., in Salisbury, Md., before joining the staff of the Salisbury Daily Times. He also ran a small commercial photographic business, Custom Photography. His survivors include his wife, Jean (Barber Callaway), and a daughter, Robin Tress.
EDWARD SOHIER BOSLEY '33 died October 3 in Gloucester, Mass. He operated the family farm in Piermont, N.H., before becoming an architect with Kraft General Foods Corp. in New York City. After retiring to Rockport, Mass., he enjoyed making historically accurate model ships, meticulously researching the design, construction, and rigging of Gloucester's old fishing schooners at the Essex Shipbuilding Museum, of which he was a member. He also played and taught the bagpipes. He leaves a sister, Elisabeth Brewster; his wife, Edna (Smith), predeceased him.
ROBERT WILLIAMS CHAPIN '33, of West Chester, Pa., died June 10, 1997. He was retired vice president of Commonwealth Services Inc., of Washington, D.C., and an independent consultant specializing in regulatory and financing problems of natural gas companies. He enjoyed sailing the Chesapeake for many years and later the waters of Maine.
CHARLES WARBROOK STOKES '33 died July 8 in Kingston, N.Y. A retired educator, he was a science teacher and department head at Mount Vernon High School before becoming principal of one of the city's elementary schools. He went on to serve as superintendent of the Mahopac school district for 12 years and later joined the faculty of the SUNY-New Paltz as a professor of educational administration. After retiring in 1980 he continued to teach there part-time and to tutor foreign students. He was instrumental in starting a recycling program in the City of New Paltz, as well as an initiative to clear and maintain the city's Rail Trail and Huguenot Path. He leaves his wife, Lois (Holmes), three daughters, Susan Ellis, M.A.T. '63, Shari, and Shelley Turnbow, and a son, Mark.
CHARLES WESLEY BAILEY '34 died August 22 in Westwood, Mass. He was retired executive vice president of Spartan Mills Inc., a textile manufacturing firm in New York. He was an ardent sailor who made several transatlantic voyages and in retirement enjoyed sailing off the Atlantic Coast. He leaves his wife, Katharine (Palmer), a daughter, Katharine, two sons, Charles and Robert '69, Ph.D. '85, and two brothers, Henry '36 and Vincent '40.
ZECHARIAH CHAFEE III '34cl, M.B.A. '36cl, died August 5 in Bryn Mawr, Pa. He was the retired director of freight traffic forecasting for the Penn Central Railroad, where he worked for 40 years, and a talented storyteller and ardent hymn-singer who summered all his life in Sorrento, Maine. He leaves his wife, Curtis (Palmer), two daughters, Anne Sampson and Claire Bahamon, M.H.S. '76, a son, Charles, and a sister, Ellen Tillinghast.
ELEANOR LITTER KUNEN '34cl, of Westborough, Mass., died in September. She was former librarian at Marlborough Hospital and a former trustee of the Marlborough Public Library. She leaves four sons, Robert, Mark '66, James, and Peter '73; her husband, Samuel '31, predeceased her.
CAMERON LAURENCE '34, of Arlington, Mass., died September 29. She leaves a sister, Arlette.
IRVING CASPER LEVENSON '34cl, LL.B. '38, of Needham, Mass., died September 25. He was a former staff attorney in the Office of Price Administration under Franklin D. Roosevelt, specializing in antitrust work. Later he taught philosophy at the University of New Hampshire and served as a consultant to the Small Business Administration on minority businesses and contractors. He had also worked as a jazz promoter and club owner. He was an avid tennis player and swimmer. He leaves two daughters, Joanne and Marjorie, three sons, Jeffrey, Stephen, and Richard, and a brother, Stanley '37, M.D. '41.
OWEN FRANKLIN MATTHEWS '34 died September 23 in Milford, N.H. He taught high school chemistry and physics for 16 years and later sold real estate in Milford. After retiring he returned to teaching as a science and mathematics tutor. He leaves three daughters, Esther Capes, Charlotte Annand, and Ruth, and a son, Raymond; his wife, Ethel (Glynn), and another daughter, Virginia Allard, predeceased him.
EDGAR LAWRENCE SMITH JR. '34cl died August 11 in Alexandria, Va. He began his career in Oklahoma in seismic oil exploration and later worked for Sperry and IBM. He was also a scientific translator from Russian to English. He leaves three sisters, Sidney Walker, Mary Schofield, and Jean Fowle.
THOMAS DICKINSON SPENCER '34, of Pennington, N.J., died March 20, 1995. He was a retired commander in the navy who served as assistant naval attaché in Lisbon, Rio de Janeiro, and Paris and naval attaché in Greece. Later he became an insurance broker and estate planner. He also toured with the musical Oklahoma in the role of Jud, and was joint holder of a patent for the Sundicator, a navigational instrument modeled after the ancient astrolabe.
ANNA APPEL ZONDERMAN '34cl, of Schenectady, N.Y., died August 10. A former resident of Newton, Mass., she leaves two daughters, Shoshana and Amy, two sons, Paul and Richard, and a sister, Alice Modiste; her husband, Bernard, predeceased her.
FLETCHER vAN NOSTRAND BOORAEM '35, of Beverly Farms, Mass., died September 20. A retired management consultant specializing in public relations and communications, he was former vice president of Olney Associates, in Boston. Earlier he worked with McCann-Erickson Inc. in New York City. He leaves his wife, Louise (Moulton), a daughter, Ellen, and two brothers, Hendrik and John.
HOWARD SICKEL DERRICKSON '35cl died July 27 in San Rafael, Cal. He was a former schoolteacher and newspaperman. He taught English at St. Louis Country Day School early in his career, then joined the staff of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, where he covered education and the arts and was editor of book reviews; his arts column appeared in national magazines. In 1956 he left the newspaper to become development writer at Washington University and later was appointed head of the English department at the Whitfield School, in Creve Coeur. He leaves his wife, Winifred (Cox), a daughter, Ann Wilson '72, a son, William, and a brother, Jack; two other sons, James and Fred, predeceased him.
JOSEPH GEORGE KOLODNY '35, of New York City, died January 31, 1993. He was a former patent attorney with Ciba-Geigy Corp., in Summit, N.J.
DOUGLAS CHANNING SCOTT '35, of South Glastonbury, Conn., died September 13. He was a retired Hartford businessman and community leader. He was founder and retired president of Scott Plastics Co., in Hartford, a manufacturer of plastic bottle caps. He was a trustee of the Greater Hartford and Hartford County YMCAs and for 12 years served as president of Camp Woodstock, a YMCA camp. He was a regent of the University of Hartford and a trustee of the Hartt College of Music. He leaves his wife, Priscilla (Spalding), three daughters, Nancy, Carol McClennen, and Susan Burke, and two stepsons, David and Richard Zacher.
CYRIL LEON HERACLIUS TOUMANOFF '35 died February 5, 1997, in Rome. A refugee of the Russian Revolution, he was Bailiff Grand Cross of Justice of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta and a scholar of Byzantine culture in the Caucasus. His life's work was Un Manuel de généalogie et de chronologie pour l'histoire de la Caucasie Chrétienne. He was also an historian of the Knights of Malta and an avid genealogist who delighted in researching the histories of European families.
JOHN JERMAIN SLOCUM '36 died August 12 in Newport, R.I. He was a retired foreign service officer who worked for the U.S. Information Agency in Germany and Egypt. He also traveled widely in Asia and South America as a representative of the agency's Inspection Corps. On loan from the State Department, he took part in the effort to coordinate the various museums of the Smithsonian Institution. He was also a member of a Presidential Cultural Property Advisory Committee. A numismatist with the definitive international collection of Crusader coins, he was a member of the council of the American Numismatic Society. He was also a literary scholar whose Joyce collection, the foremost in the world, is now in the possession of Yale's Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library. With Herbert Cahoon of the Morgan Library, he compiled and annotated A Bibliography of James Joyce, published by Yale University Press in 1953; it remains the standard Joyce bibliography. He leaves his wife, Eileen (Gillespie), two daughters, Beryl Powell '64 and Marguerite Quinn, and a son, John '64, M.B.A. '69.
ALEXANDER ALBERT VALOIS '36cl died August 11 in North Augusta, S.C. He was a retired engineer in the Savannah River plant of Du Pont Corp., where he worked for 38 years. A businessman and civic leader, he was a former Aiken County assemblyman and a former North Augusta city councilman and sat on the Aiken County Courthouse Commission. He was also very active in elder affairs, serving as director of the Aiken County Council on Aging, director of the South Carolina Federation of Older Americans, and president of the local chapter of the AARP. He leaves his third wife, Joey, and a daughter, Meredith Hyman.
FREDERIC CHAUNCEY PAFFARD JR. '37 died September 23 in Stonington, Conn. A longtime resident of Sewickley, Pa., he was a retired sales executive with P.P.G. Industries Inc., formerly Pittsburgh Plate Glass. He worked for the company for 43 years and in three cities, Minneapolis, Cincinnati, and Pittsburgh. He leaves his wife, Edith Wynne Rizer, and four daughters, Wynne Delmhorst, Jane Nichols, Heidi Simmons, and Helen Wertheimer.
WILLIAM AUSTIN WRIGHT '37 died July 22 in El Cajon, Cal. He was a retired naval officer who won the Legion of Merit with Combat "V" for his service with the amphibious forces in the Mediterranean during World War II. After retiring from the navy in 1965, he worked for many years for Teledyne Ryan Aeronautical Corp., in San Diego. His survivors include two sons, John and Charles, a sister, Phyllis King, and a brother, Benjamin '44; his wife, Jean (Stahlhut), predeceased him.
FREDERICK KEPPEL '38 died March 16, 1997, in Springfield, Ore. He was a retired mechanical and electrical engineer who was instrumental in developing mobile agricultural irrigation machines powered by their own water. He was an active participant in the early years of Planned Parenthood and a board member of the Lane County (Ore.) chapter. One of the country's most experienced fly-fisherman, he fished the rivers of Oregon, California, and British Columbia for trout and traveled to the Bahamas, the Yucatán, and Christmas Island in pursuit of bonefish. He leaves a sister, Dorothy Fraser '36, A.M. '38, and a brother, John '40, IAF '62.